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Danny Burstein On Living Up To Sondheim's 'Follies'

Burstein has played a wide range of roles, from casino owner Lolly Steinman in HBO's Boardwalk Empire, to his current role as Buddy Plummer in the Broadway revival of Follies. He talks about his lengthy career on stage, screen and television.
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Healthy Cooking, A Performance Artist's Statement

Performance artist Robert Karimi has made it his mission to fight Type 2 Diabetes by making healthy cooking the basis for his performance art installations. Karimi takes his show on the road to the unlikeliest places to show his audience that healthy cooking can be exotic and fun. Yowei Shaw reports.
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A 'Christmas Story' Musical? Sing Out, Ralphie!

If you want a Red Ryder BB gun really badly, shouldn't you belt out your dreams? And if you win a Major Award, doesn't that call for a chorus line? Jeff Lunden reports on a song-and-dance extravaganza that may be coming to a theater near you.
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At Pop-Up Magazine Shows, No Recordings Allowed

The live magazine in San Francisco showcases documentary filmmakers, writers, radio producers, photographers and artists. They present their work live onstage — just once — and there is no record it ever happened. Editor Douglas McGray says he likes how it makes audiences' "brains work."
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Hugh Jackman, Back On Broadway And Having A Blast

The star of The X-Men and Real Steel returns to the New York stage for the first time since his Tony-winning turn in The Boy from Oz. He tells Jeff Lunden that he's dancing his behind off — and enjoying the heck out of it.
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At Arena Stage, A Million-Dollar Toast To Playwrights

In Washington, D.C., the newly expanded Arena Stage has established a program that provides playwrights a few basics — including housing, a salary, and health benefits — so they can focus on their work.

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